It is a real privilege to be educating other people's children and I am very proud of all that we do here at Sherborne Girls. It is important to me that we develop an environment which will allow each and every girl to find the combination of challenge and opportunity suited to her unique talents and gifts.
We are living in an increasingly dynamic world and having watched my own children grow up I am acutely aware that we need to prepare young people for a global society with rapidly changing rules of engagement. Of course, one of my main roles is to ensure that high quality and inspirational teaching is taking place in all subject areas and to deliver a curriculum that is both accessible and stretching.
We are justly pleased with our academic achievements across the board and the results for recent years speak for themselves, but education is about so much more than just ensuring excellent examination results. I believe it is my job to create an environment where curiosity and optimism are valued, where persistence and determination are encouraged and where the girls have the confidence to develop that true grit in their characters.
I firmly believe that the unique combination of all that Sherborne Girls has to offer makes this not only a possibility but also a probability. I am constantly delighted and impressed by the achievements of our girls, and often find myself feeling a real sense of pride in the girls’ achievements.
School is just the beginning of the journey, but choosing the right school can make all the difference. So I invite you to come and visit us and see for yourself.
Headmistress, BEd Hons (Cantab)